Business Resources

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Growing Your Business Beyond the Startup Phase
Are you looking to grow your business beyond the startup phase? Join Maryland Tech Council’s Young Professionals Society (YPS) to gain insight on getting out of startup mode.
Small Business Week Virtual Conference - May 1st through May 3rd
The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE Association will host a free, 3-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week.
State Contracting Opportunities in Western MD Seminar Scheduled
The MD Dept. of General Services in partnership with the Washington Co. Dept. of Business Development will hold a Business Opportunities Information Session on contracting opportunities in Western MD.
Rural Maryland Council to Hold Grant Information Outreach
The Rural Maryland Council will host a Grant Information Session on April 30, 2018 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Garrett Community Action Center in Oakland.
NWBC Issues Reports on the Implications of Crowdfunding for Women Entrepreneurs
The National Women's Business Council recently released reports on the policy implications of crowdfunding as a capital source for women entrepreneurs.
Anatomy of a Bid Seminar Scheduled for April 24th
Understanding how the State of Maryland structures bid packages is critical to success in the state procurement arena.
Procurement 101 Class to be Held April 24th
New to state contracting? Start at the beginning. Procurement 101 is for small businesses that have little or no knowledge of the state procurement process.
Construction Industry Forum Set for April 17th
Are you interested in contracting opportunities in the construction industry? If so, then the Ready, Set, GROW! Construction Industry Forum is for you.
MD Healthy Working Families Act Information
The Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance has compiled additional information to assist Maryland's small business owners comply with the MD Healthy Working Families Act.
Hogan Administration Announces New Maryland Business Express Website
The MD State Dept. of Assessments & Taxation has unveiled a new website that will make it easier for Maryland’s small business owners and entrepreneurs to plan, start, manage, and grow their business.
Seminar Addresses Earned Sick and Safe Leave Law
Doug Desmarais, Esquire, presented information about the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act and how it ties in with other laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act.
"Going Global" Workshop for Maryland's Entrepreneurs Scheduled
"Going Global": workshop to be held in Baltimore on March 19th.
MD Dept. of General Services to Host Contracting Opportunities in Western MD
Contracting Opportunities in Western Maryland, a free business opportunities information session, will be held on April 11th at Hagerstown Community College.
Women’s Networking Luncheon Held at Deep Creek Lake
The Garrett County Business Hub held its second monthly Women’s Networking Luncheon of the year last Thursday at Ace’s Run Restaurant & Pub, Deep Creek Lake. More than 25 women attended.
Free Business Networking Breakfast Scheduled Tuesday
The Garrett County Health Department extends an open invitation for Garrett County businesses to attend the “Networking Breakfast” from 8 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20th, at Wisp Resort.